With in-form filly Platelet scratched from tomorrow’s Listed $80,000 2012 Lightining Stakes (1050m), Peter Moody’s Le Societe has assumed favouritism for the Morphetville feature.
Le Societe is currently being offered at $2.70 by bookmaker.com.au and has signalled plenty of potential in her young career.
From just five career starts, the daughter of Anabaa has posted three victories and produced a solid effort last start when fourth in the Listed Monash Stakes in open company.
In a rare race that is open to both two and three-year-old horses, Robert Smerdon-trained youngster Demasheen ($4.20) is next best in the market.
The lightly-raced filly has had just four career starts and will head into the Adelaide sprint chasing a third consecutive victory.
There is a large gap behind the top two elects in the Lightning Sprint but occupying the third line of betting is local filly Avoid Lightning ($8.00) who has earned a step in class after showing excellent early career form.
The David Jolly-trained product has been a dominant force in Adelaide, taking top honours in four of her five career outings.
Joining Demasheen as a juvenile taking on the older horses is Sydney youngster Diamond Earth ($9.00) who has already brought home more than $450,000 in prize money.
Trained by Anthony Cummings, the daughter of Choisir has scored three career victories from eight starts, beating a number of highly-rated youngsters including Villa Splendido and Flying Snitzel.
At $15.00, Comearoundsundown provides value for the punters and will be out to record a third straight win.
Other horses set to line up in the Lightning Stakes include Richard Jolly’s Draw Forward ($15.00) and extreme outsider Silent Stash ($101.00).
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